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Coord, Community Health Improv - Kenansville

Job ID: 960557
Facility: ECU Health Duplin
Dept: Community Health Programs
Location: Kenansville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Nov 7, 2022

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Duplin Hospital

ECU Health Duplin Hospital is an 81-bed facility located in Kenansville, North Carolina. The 15-bed emergency department serves approximately 25,000 patients per year. In addition to providing general medical and surgical services, ECU Health Duplin Hospital offers chemotherapy and other cancer infusion interventions and has earned national designation as a Primary Stroke Center.

Position Summary

The Community Health Improvement Coordinator plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates community health activities for the service area of the ECU Health Community Hospital. Community health activities are directly related to the hospital's community health implementation plan, which addresses priority health needs identified in the community health assessment. The coordinator works with the health department, schools, churches, businesses, civic organizations and other groups in providing activities that encourage a healthy lifestyle and improved health in the community. Activities include but are not limited to free screenings, education sessions, and health fairs.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates community health events including, but not limited to health fairs and free blood pressure, blood sugar and BMI screenings at various locations.
  • Recruits clinical staff to work the events. Provides follow-up on abnormal screening results. Includes maintenance and upkeep of screening equipment and supplies.
  • Develops/identifies and distributes health education to communities and community groups. Activities include : developing/identifying presentations and collateral materials on relevant health topics and disseminating as requested or as opportunities present. Venues include hospital Facebook pages and digital signage; civic and service organizations; churches; and other groups.
  • Responsible for the collection and tracking of the Community Benefit Reporting documentation.
  • Assists in the execution a Community Health Assessment for the hospital in conjunction with the health department and develops an appropriate action plan.
  • Assists in public relations and community engagement activities.
  • Interfaces directly with executive leadership and department managers to develop, initiate, maintain and provide follow-up on community outreach activities.
  • Develop educational programs to promote prevention, early detection of chronic disease and cancer.
  • Prepares and submits monthly reports in a timely manner to Manager describing activities related to key responsibilities.
  • Utilizes social media and print media to publicize community events and activities.
  • Implements other appropriate duties/projects as assigned by the management staff.
  • Represents hospital at local functions as needed.
  • Provides leadership and represents ECU Health Community Hospital on various local committees and boards.
  • Manages special projects and/or events assigned by the leader of marketing and/or public relations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education: Minimum requirement of a Bachelor degree in allied health, health education, public health, health promotion or related field- or higher.
  • Associates degree in appropriate field, plus two additional years of related experience beyond the minimum requirement may substitute for the education requirement.
  • Experience: 1- 3 year of experience in a related field and a record of strong community relations and outreach skills.
  • Special qualifications: The person serving in this position should possess an outgoing personality, enjoy interacting with people, project a professional demeanor and have good organizational and writing skills.

Other Information

  • 8 hour shifts
  • Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm 
  • Occasionally, there will be some evening and weekend work required depending on staff community health screening/education events that take place.
  • Onsite
  • Community Health Programs Department 

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Nadia Moore, BA, MBA, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (252) 917-7122

   

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